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THE EMOTIONAL BRAIN: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A lucid, accessible explanation of what recent research on the brain has revealed about the nature and origins of emotion. LeDoux, a researcher at New York University's Center for Neural Science, has been studying the neurological basis of emotions since the 1970s. He views emotions as biological functions of the nervous system and believes that studying how emotions are represented in the brain ... Read full review

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Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - JJ Brown - Goodreads

Joseph LeDoux' illustrated The Emotional Brain explains why we can't think clearly when flooded with emotion, and many other mysteries. The book is scholarly and covers a tremendous range of research ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mariana - Goodreads

I continue to study the brain. Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

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I continue to study the brain. Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - Dedra Demaree - Goodreads

Really great book - well explained, great examples, interesting read Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - Goodreads

Really great book - well explained, great examples, interesting read Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - Bob Nichols - Goodreads

This is a good book, although some of the more technical descriptions were challenging. Whether any of this is dated, I can't say. LeDoux argues that we make a mistake when we conceive of emotions as ... Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - Goodreads

The book is good, but not exactly for lain men. I had to struggle to understand some parts. This was due to the bad translation and to the specific technical language used by the author. Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

User Review  - Gilmara Mendes - Goodreads

The book is good, but not exactly for lain men. I had to struggle to understand some parts. This was due to the bad translation and to the specific technical language used by the author. Read full review

Review: The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life

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Dry as dust for me. Read full review

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